By Sarah on March 31, 2012
Last night’s show had a bit of a quiet theme to it for a while, thanks to my nursing a headache for most of it. Â There was also a set of bluegrass songs, a tribute to the late, great Earl Scruggs. Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 […]
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By Sarah on March 26, 2012
I’m finally seeing Melissa Ferrick in concert, this Saturday night at SPACE. Â That’s all I need to keep me striving for the end of the week. Monday, March 26 Meh? Tuesday, March 27 El Ten Eleven, In Tall Buildings; SPACE. 8 pm, $10-18 Wednesday, March 28 Fanfarlo, Gardens & Villa; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $14 […]
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By Sarah on March 3, 2012
Props to the guy who requested the Cadillac Sky song. Â You picked the right show to request bluegrass(-ish) on! Hear my delightful music selections every Friday night on Chicagoâ€™s ownÂ CHIRP Radio, from 8 â€“ 10 pm Central time. 9:54 PM My Morning Jacket Lay Low from Z (ATO) 9:52 PM Islands Can’t Feel My Face […]
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By Sarah on February 1, 2011
Now that I’ve found a more reliable place for you to stream my delightful mixes, I’ll be resuming my monthly mix ofÂ awesomeÂ songs. Â Here’s January’s. Â It’s even on time, too. Bundle up and stay warm in all this snow, my Midwestern friends. Listen to my ten songs on repeat while you watch the snow fall.
By Sarah on January 27, 2011
I’ll keep it short: this song is freakin’ beautiful. And I donâ€™t need you to catch my wandering mind And I donâ€™t expect a southern girl to know the northern lights And all I want is your eyes In the morning as we wake for a short while And I do need the wind across […]
By Sarah on January 30, 2010
Here’s a mix of some songs I’ve been listening to this month. They’re not all new songs, but for one reason or another, they’ve been getting steady rotation around here. Let me know what you think!
Posted in Monthly Mixes | Tagged alicia keys, bowerbirds, brooke waggoner, david berkeley, freelance whales, jay-z, jc brooks & the uptown sound, jj, johnny cash, lhasa, owen pallett, sharon van etten, shilpa ray and her happy hookers, the gentle guest, wale